χάος

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

Uncertain. Has traditionally been connected to χαίνω (khaínō), χάσκω (kháskō, I gape, yawn)

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χάος (kháos) (genitive χάεος, χάους) n, third declension

  1. the primordial state of existence
  2. space, air
  3. abyss, chasm
  4. infinite darkness
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χάος (kháosm, χάος f, χάον n; second declension

  1. Alternative spelling of χάϊος (kháïos). "genuine, true"
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Noun[edit]

χάος (cháosn (plural χάη)

  1. chaos, disorder, mess
  2. (mathematics) chaos

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